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14 Day Private Oman tour with hand picked English speaking driver. Enjoy peace of mind that your tour is being handled by Oman experts. Enjoy quick & thorough communication: avoid surprises in Oman.
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Day 1 Muscat
Upon arrival into Muscat, the capital of Oman, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Day 2 Muscat
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be able to explore the beauty of a modern Oman that still honors traditional culture. The day will start with a tour of the Grand Mosque, followed by a visit to the Bait Al Zubair museum, which gives a fascinating introduction to Oman’s rich heritage. Next you’ll drive along the breathtaking waterfront Corniche, visiting the Fish Market and the charming Mutrah Souq. Afterward, you will return to your hotel for the night.
Day 3 Muscat
You will have the opportunity to visit the breathtaking Royal Opera House, which was built on the royal orders of His Majesty, Sultan Qaboos. The Opera House complex consists of a concert theater, auditorium, formal landscaped gardens, cultural market, luxury restaurants and an art center for musical, theatrical, and operatic productions. Afterward, you will have the opportunity to view Al Alam Palace, the official palace of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos. You’ll spend the evening at your hotel for your last night in Muscat.
Day 4 Nizwa
After breakfast at the hotel you will depart for the city of Nizwa. En route, you’ll have a chance for the first time to view the country’s interior and see the beautiful villages Seeb, Nakhl, and the beautiful Wadi Bani Auf. Along the way you’ll have opportunities to interact with Omani villagers and experience firsthand the beauty of Omani hospitality. The night will be spent in a hotel in Nizwa.
Day 5 Nizwa/Jabreen
On this day you will take a guided tour of the 17th century Nizwa Fort, and have the opportunity to explore the area, which includes a charming local souk full of treasures from rugs and pottery to silver Bedouin jewelry. Lastly you’ll be driven a short distance away to Jabreen, home to one of Oman’s most beautiful forts. Decorative wood carvings, along with impressive wall and ceiling paintings make this fort unforgettable. You’ll spend the night in a hotel in Nizwa.
Day 6 Nizwa
Today you will have the opportunity to explore the mountain villages surrounding Nizwa and enjoy the breathtaking Wadi Ghul, which is known as Oman’s Grand Canyon, and the beautiful Wadi Nakheer. Hiking enthusiasts will have an opportunity to explore, while those who prefer a more laid-back experience have the opportunity to park and take in the beauty from different vantage points. This will be the last night in Nizwa.
Day 7 Wahiba Sands
Wake up in Nizwa and set out into the vast Wahiba Sands desert. Wahiba Sands, named after the Bani Wahiba tribe, provides ample opportunity to enjoy Oman in her purest form. Along the way you’ll have opportunities to go dune bashing, sand surfing, or even camel riding. You’ll arrive at 1000 Nights camp, and spend the night in luxury tents in the desert.
Day 8 Sur/Ras Al Jinz
After a traditional bedouin breakfast at camp, you’ll be spirited off to the beautiful coastal city of Sur. After settling into the hotel and having some time to be refreshed, you’ll be taken to the Ras al Jinz Turtle Reserve, the only place in the world where the public can witness the nesting process of the majestic Green Turtle. This once in a lifetime experience can include the possibility of watching firsthand as baby green turtles emerge and make their first journey toward the sea. You’ll spend the night in a hotel in Sur.
Day 9 Muscat/Salalah
Today you will make your way back to Muscat via the beautiful coastal highway, and time permitting you’ll have the opportunity to take in the wonder of the Bimmah Sinkhole. Upon arrival in Muscat you will be taken to the airport for your transfer to Salalah. You’ll spend the night in a hotel in Salalah.
Day 10 Salalah East
After breakfast, you will be driven east to explore the ancient city of Sumhuran, along with the quaint fishing villages of Taqah and Mirbat, and lastly enjoy the scerene Wadi Darbat, a perfect location for an afternoon picnic and pictures with the local camels who graze freely along the route to this mountain oasis.
Day 11 Salalah West
After breakfast, you will be driven to the west of Salalah to visit the sacred tomb of the Prophet Job. Afterward, you will take in the beautiful scenery and white sands of Mughsail Beach and enjoy the “blowholes” of seawater that spout up through the rocks.
Day 12 Empty Quarter
Today you’ll take off from Salalah and enter the Empty Quarter, the longest contiguous sand desert in the world. Experiencing the vastness of this sand sea is exhilarating and refreshing in the comfort of an air-conditioned, 4WD vehicle. Dinner will be cooked over a camp fire, and you’ll be sleeping in a tent under the stars.
Day 13 Salalah
For your last full day in Oman, you’ll wake up with the morning light in the desert and make your way back to Salalah and the sea. Say goodbye to this beautiful country in style by taking a boat into the pristine water surrounding the city and cruising about with pods of dolphins and tropical fish. Snorkeling and Scuba opportunities are also available. You’ll spend your last night in luxury in a hotel in Salalah.
Day 14 Departure
Transport back to Salalah airport, to make your way home.
Because we believe each Oman Tour is a trip of a lifetime, we create custom packages & pricing for each of our valued clients.
|Tour Level||2-Persons||3-4 Persons||Single Room Sup.|
|Economic – 3 star||US$3,519 pp||US$3,009 pp||Get a quote|
|Classic / Midrange – 4 star||US$3,879 pp||US$3,369 pp||Get a quote|
|Affordable Luxury – 5 star||US$4,729 pp||US$4,209 pp||Get a quote|
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Quick Tour Overview
Day 1: Muscat
Day 2: Muscat
Day 3: Muscat
Day 4: Nizwa
Day 5: Nizwa/Jabreen
Day 6: Nizwa
Day 7: Wahiba Sands
Day 8: Sur/Ras Al Jinz
Day 9: Muscat/Salalah
Day 10: Salalah East
Day 11: Salalah West
Day 12: Empty Quarter
Day 13: Salalah
Day 14: Depart
- 14 Days Private Transportation
- Hand-picked, English speaking driver
- 13 Nights – Authentic Oman hotels
- Sahara Excursion – camel, guide & tent
- Half Board – 2 meals each day
- Guided Tours
- All Entrance Fees